'''Junius''' was the nom de plume|pseudonym
of a writer who contributed a series of letters to the ''Public Advertiser
[The ''Public Advertiser'' was a political newspaper run by Henry Sampson Woodfall, based in London. His brother William Woodfall later established the ''Daily'', a paper that reported on parliamentary debates.]
from 21 January 1769 to 21 January 1772. The signature had been already used, apparently by him, in a letter of 21 November 1768. These and numerous other personal letters were not included in his ''1772 Letters of Junius|Letters of Junius
'' collection, published in 1772.